As we open the fifth volume of Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture, we are enthusiastic about the future of the field of Latin American and Latinx visual culture studies and the place of LALVC in it as an academically published venue for circulating the most current scholarly topics, approaches, and methodologies driving the field today. With over four years of award-winning contributions, LALVC is both a reflection of the state of the field and a driver of scholarly discourse, advancing the field in unexpected ways by publishing groundbreaking content in issue after issue. And this issue is no exception.

In the first scholarly article presented in this volume, Megan Sullivan introduces readers to the modern Peruvian artist Elena Izcue. Izcue was a forerunner in the incorporation of ancient South American Indigenous visual motifs into the lexicon of modern visual expression in early twentieth-century Peru. Working primarily in the...

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